Mitral Insufficiency Resulting from Rupture of Normal Chordae Tendineae
Report of a Surgically Corrected Case
Mitral insufficiency resulting from rupture of normal chordae tendineae occurs and can be recognized. It is subject to surgical repair. A patient with refractory cardiac failure due to mitral insufficiency on this basis has been totally rehabilitated by surgical repair of the valvular restraining mechanism.
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